Weather in Canada in August

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Visiting Canada in August

August is one of the best months to visit Canada for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.1cm (1.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). August is too cold for swimming in Canada for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Also consider visiting Canada in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Canada in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Canada.

August has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.1cm (1.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Canada in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in Canada for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (59°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is August a good time to holiday in Canada?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Canada.

August has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.1cm (1.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). August is too cold for swimming in Canada for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Canada warm in August?

Yes, Canada is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Canada in August is 20°C (69°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (69°) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Canada in August is 16°C (61°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Canada in August?

The average day light hours per day in Canada in August are 14.5. The sunshine percentage is 54.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Canada in August

The average maximum temperature in Canada in August is 20°C (69°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Canada in August is 16°C (61°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Canada in August is 12°C (53°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Canada in August

During August the average day light hours are 14.5 per day in Canada. The sunshine percentage is 54.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Canada in August is typically 7.4 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Canada in August

The average sea water temperature in Canada in August is 15°C (59°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Canada in August

The average total rainfall in Canada in August is 3.1cm (1.2inches) and on average there are 7.8 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Canada in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Canada in August is 13°C (56°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Canada in August is typically 92%. The maximum relative humidity is 91% in the previous month and 92.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Canada in August is typically 76%. The average relative humidity is 74.3% in the previous month and 78.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Canada in August

The average maximum wind speed in Canada in August is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Canada in August is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Canada in August is from the South-Southwest.

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